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Standing More, Sitting Less Can Help Prevent Heart Attacks

Sunday, August 28th, 2016
A recent study indicates that standing more rather than sitting may help reduce the risk of heart attacks and diabetes. Researchers from Arizona State University conducted a study that involved nine overweight adults. The researchers kept track of their blood sugar levels throughout their eight-hour work day. The participants eventually incorporated standing throughout the day, which led to a dramatic reduction in


Drug Compound Found in Magic Mushrooms May Aid In Treating Depression

Sunday, May 22nd, 2016
A small study suggests that a drug compound found in a psychedelic “magic mushroom” may help in treating a type of depression that does not respond to other conventional treatments. A compound called psilocybin, which is found in psychedelic mushrooms, may be used to treat severe depression. The findings were published in the journal, The Lancet Psychiatry. A small study conducted by researchers from th


How To Lower Your Blood Pressure

Wednesday, April 13th, 2016
Elevated blood pressure is a distinct sign on possible health conditions. Although some people may feel fine with high blood pressure, it can lead to very serious health consequences down the line if it is not managed well. There are ways you can lower your blood pressure to prevent and avoid other serious health conditions. Here are just some of them. Maintain a Healthy Weight Your body weight can have an effect o


Researchers Say Healthy Diet Can Protect Mind, Prevent Depression Onset

Monday, April 4th, 2016
Depression has become an increasing problem that affects more and more people today. This mental condition can have quite an effect to the sufferer as well as to those around him or her. But unfortunately, the treatments that are available do not provide an outright cure. The best weapon to use is to avoid its onset. While depression is still a very puzzling condition that even scientists today still do not fully u


Drinking Coffee Can Help Reduce Liver Damage Caused By Alcohol 

Thursday, February 25th, 2016
This is another one for the coffee lovers. A recent study suggests that drinking more coffee may be able to reduce the damage on the liver caused by drinking too much alcohol. The findings stem from a review of nine previously published studies where researchers from Southampton University in the UK analyzed data collected from more than 430,000 participants. The analysis indicated that drinking two additional cups


Top 5 Herbs for Good Health, Blissful Life 

Saturday, January 30th, 2016
When it comes to good health, going natural when it comes to food is always good advice. Even better, you need to know what herbs will be good for maintaining good health and living a blissful life. Different herbs have the power to enable you to enjoy both. Here are the top herbs that should be in your list. Garlic Garlic is known to be a powerful antiseptic. This pungent herb contains antiviral and antibacterial


Scientists Discover Possible Obesity Gene

Thursday, August 27th, 2015
Obesity has become a growing problem all over the world. Scientists are trying to better understand how it happens, what causes it and the underlying reasons that may lead people down the said path. Researchers at the University of British Columbia have identified a gene that can be a possible cause of obesity. The researchers have discovered a gene that encodes a protein called 14-3-3zeta, which is found in every


Food As Medicinal Alternative

Thursday, August 6th, 2015
When many people do not feel well, they usually head down to the doctor’s clinic and gets a prescribed medicine for treatment. For some conditions that are not so serious, other alternatives may be more ideal that using over-the-counter medicines. Food may be an example. There are certain foods that can also be quite effective as medicine to treat certain ailments. Here are just some of them. Peppermint For I


Tips To Show Your Support For Someone With Depression

Thursday, June 11th, 2015
Depression can be a very tricky condition to handle. This mental condition can be very unpredictable, not only for those who suffer from it, but also for the other people where its shadow looms over. It is important for loved ones and friends to show their support and help for someone with depression. Here are some tips on how to do it more effectively. Avoid the tough love approach with someone suffering from depr


Signs You May Have Systemic Inflammation

Thursday, June 4th, 2015
Systemic inflammation is a condition that comes as a result of the body releasing pro-inflammatory cytokines and the activation of the immune system that may be caused by either external or internal factors. When chronic or systemic inflammation develops, your immune system may begin to work abnormally and then start attacking healthy cells. Systemic inflammation can lead to making other diseases and conditions bec



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